Post Winter Olympic thoughts, or why I’m envious of Virtue and Moir

It's past midnight, my most potent time of the day. Every one in the house is asleep including the dog. I have Van Morrison singing in the background. The man's music is cool and soothing, like camphor. He keeps me company as I read the introduction of The Art Of Personal Essay, a two-inch, two-pound … Continue reading Post Winter Olympic thoughts, or why I’m envious of Virtue and Moir

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of Les Mizery and grace

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xx7K42uyrts Dear Sir, They've released five song clips from the upcoming Les Miserables. The film looks really promising, might even earn some Oscar nods. Personally, I'm excited to see Hugh, Anne, and Eddie Redmayne's performances. Hugh's eyes are really getting me, I can almost feel his pain. He's the character, not the actor. I don't … Continue reading of Les Mizery and grace

On life (and death) during the rush hour train

Dear Sir, This was written 11 months ago, I believe it was the last week of October before the Undas-season (Filipino version of Halloween). Makes me squirm a bit but I'll share it anyway:           As I braved the Friday night rush hour, coupled that this coming weekend is a holiday, … Continue reading On life (and death) during the rush hour train